Ανεμομαζώματα 13/12/08

>Μανιφέστο για τους Καιρούς που Ζούμε!>Ενα ακόμη πρωτοφανές συμβάν, από τα πολλά που θα ζήσουμε τα επόμενα χρόνια. Αυτή τη φορά στις ΗΠΑ: Βόμβα σε τράπεζα και μάλιστα με δύο νεκρούς. Bomb explodes in U.S. bank

>10 πολιτικές στις οποίες θα συμφωνούσαν οι Αμερικανοί πολίτες είτε ψηφίζουν "μπλε", είτε "κόκκινο", είτε "πράσινο":

ECONOMY

  • Repair and rebuild neglected bridges, railroads, schools, and other infrastructure, designing for climate change & a post-petroleum world.
  • Extend unemployment insurance benefits.
  • Provide tax relief to middle- and low-income families, and reinstate fair taxes on high-wealth individuals and corporate profits.
  • Adopt the Employee Free Choice Act to increase opportunities to unionize.

FAMILIES


  • Make the minimum wage a “living wage” adequate to keep working families out of poverty.
  • Provide everyone vacation and family leave.
  • Provide gay and lesbian couples with the legal protections afforded to straight couples.
  • Make bankruptcy and foreclosure laws protect families first, not predatory lenders.

CONSTITUTION

  • Fully restore habeas corpus for all people in U.S. custody.
  • Protect our right to privacy and freedom from warrantless search and seizure.
  • Keep the internet free of corporate and government censorship and obstruction. Protect “net neutrality.”
  • Restore the balance of power between the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government.

ENERGY & CLIMATE


HEALTH CARE

  • Offer all Americans the option of joining a single-payer national health insurance program, paid for with tax dollars.
  • Break the drug companies’ monopoly and lower drug prices by allowing Americans to buy prescription drugs abroad.

FOREIGN RELATIONS

  • Lead a global effort to abolish nuclear weapons.
  • Rule out unilateral attacks, deploying weapons in space, and torture.
  • Phase out U.S. role as global police, and instead work through the U.N. and other international agencies to develop and enforce international law.
  • Work with other countries to improve global health and environment.

IRAQ & IRAN


ELECTIONS

  • Provide public financing for elections campaigns.
  • Bring back the Fairness Doctrine and get broadcasters to open the people’s airwaves to free campaign information.
  • Require voter-verified paper ballots that are audited and can be recounted.
  • End partisan districting and voter-roll purges.
  • Fully implement the Voting Rights Act and enforce existing laws against vote suppression.
  • Restore voting rights to ex-felons who have served their sentences.

CRIMINAL JUSTICE


IMMIGRATION

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